Alexis Forman

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Reviewed by Alexis, 13

Imagine there is an evil man, hungry for control, who has invented a machine that can control what people think. He is kidnapping people, but the machine is soothing people with a message that says “The missing aren’t missing, they’re only departed.” This is why four children, from completely different backstories but all extremely bright, […]

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Reviewed by Alexis, 13

I love Harry Potter. J.K. Rowling’s writing is interesting, accessible, and will have you laughing, and especially crying, with the characters as you read through the series. I’ve noticed that while looking through Stone Soup’s book reviews, all the reviews relating to Harry Potter are either of the first book or the whole series (or […]

Out of my Mind, Reviewed by Alexis Forman, 11

Imagine living all your life without being able to walk, talk, or even move with fairly good coordination. Melody Brooks, the main character in this book, is almost eleven years old, and has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. She has lived all her life with words surrounding her, and a million thoughts in her head. […]